Category: Church

The Bible is unique among the books of the world. The Bible is the Word of God. As we read and study the Bible, our minds work in the same fashion as they do when reading a newspaper or another book. But with Bible reading and study, there is an added dimension to understanding the text. If you received a personal note from your president or head of state, your entire attitude toward the content of the note would be…

This past Sunday AM, I preached a message entitled “How to Maintain a Heart for God when the Pressures Pile Up” (you can listen to the audio of that message here). There were many Scripture references that we did not have time to look into in depth during the service, so I promised to post my notes here to allow for more in-depth study of this important matter. I trust and pray this will be a help and encouragement to all Christians…

Exodus 18:15-27 Moses is a great Bible character to study! There are so many lessons to learn from his life and walk with God. I believe in this chapter, we learn an important lesson about how to lead people….effectively!! Chances are, in some aspect of your life you lead people—now, our goal should be to do that as effectively and Biblically as we can! I see five ways that Moses can help us in this endeavor: 1. A Call to…

Here in Maine, Summer is getting officially under way (I know for other areas, this is old news)! With the starting of this wonderful season of BBQ’s – family outings – vacations – fun – and a host of other activities, let us all be reminded of some helpful guidelines from God to make this Summer season a great success! THOU SHALT…. 1. Draw closer to the Lord. —James 4:8 Many times during the Summer, people tend to forget all about the…

Charles Spurgeon: “If I had never joined a church till I had found one that was perfect, I should never have joined one at all. And the moment I did join it, if I had found one, I should have spoiled it, for it would not have been a perfect church after I had become a member of it. Still, imperfect as it is, it is the dearest place on earth to us.” Amen to that! CHURCH is the greatest…

Enlarge our Vision 1 Chronicles 4:9-10 As spiritual leaders, we need to have biblical vision and insight for the task of following the Lord as well as leading others to do likewise! I trust this simple outline will aid and encourage you along that path! Jabez was the head of the clan of Judah…known for their closeness to God. 1. Any successful endeavor requires a vision… a. The word “vision”: 1) Literally means the ability to see things that are…

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